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Voina (1916) // War Elegies (1944) Lyuba Basin, Rare Books Curator, has been selected to represent The University of Utah in the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS)/ProQuest competition for the Distinguished Master's Thesis Award. The award recognizes scholarly achievement at the master's level, in both...

“…do not grieve; She cannot fade, though thou has not thy bliss, For ever wilt thou love, and she be fair!” — John Keats from Ode on a Grecian UrnIn Memoriam — Kathleen ThompsonKathleen Thompson of Michael R. Thompson Rare Books worked for several Los Angeles antiquarian booksellers,...

“Animals should not use human language.”Alice’s adventures in wonderland… Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) London: Macmillan and Co., 1866 First published editionCharles Lutwidge Dodgson’s now-famous Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was intended solely for Alice Liddell and her two sisters. Dodgson made the story up to entertain the bored children...